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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Chapel Hill, NC

Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • African-American/Black Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Archeology
  • Area Studies, Other
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biostatistics
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer Science
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Health
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • European Studies/Civilization
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Journalism
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Latin American Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music, General
  • Neuroscience
  • Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Sciences, Other
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Policy Analysis, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
  • Sociology
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Women's Studies
Most Popular Disciplines
Social sciences, Biological/life sciences, Communication/journalism
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
1,643
Part-Time Faculty
671
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
60%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 9% of classes
10-19 students: 30% of classes
20-29 students: 30% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 7% of classes
Over 100 students: 7% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 12% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 42% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 33% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 9% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 2% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 2% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
9,120,478
Computer Ownership
Students required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
449
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Not Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Laws, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science in Information Science, Master of Science in Recreation Administration, Master of Accounting, Professional Science Master's, Master of Business Administration, Master of City and Regional Planning, Master of Science in Environmental Engineering, Master of Public Health, Master of Science, Master of Science in Library Science, Master of Science in Public Health, Master of Public Administration, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Regional Planning, Master of Physical Therapy, Master of School Administration, Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Science in Clinical Research

Master's Programs of Study

  • Adult Nursing
  • Astronomy
  • Astrophysics
  • Athletic Training and Sports Medicine
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biophysics
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Clinical Research
  • Communication--General
  • Computer Science
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Ecology
  • Education--General
  • English Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Folklore
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Genetics
  • Geography
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Health Communication
  • Health Promotion
  • History
  • Immunology
  • Information Studies
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Library Science
  • Mathematics Education
  • Media Studies
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing Informatics
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Occupational Health Nursing
  • Oral and Dental Sciences
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Pharmaceutical Administration
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Public Administration
  • Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Religion
  • Science Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Sociology
  • Sports Management
  • Telecommunications
  • Urban and Regional Planning

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Education, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Pharmacy, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Dental Surgery, Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Audiology

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Adult Nursing
  • Astronomy
  • Astrophysics
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biophysics
  • Clinical Research
  • Communication--General
  • Computer Science
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Ecology
  • Education--General
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Genetics
  • Geography
  • German
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Health Communication
  • History
  • Immunology
  • Information Studies
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Library Science
  • Media Studies
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Music
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing Informatics
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Oral and Dental Sciences
  • Pathology
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Pharmaceutical Administration
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacy
  • Physics
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Religion
  • Slavic Languages
  • Sociology
  • Telecommunications
  • Urban and Regional Planning

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